The arm is mounted on a backpack and performs effectively in simple activities such as raising when he lifts his left leg and lowering when he raises his right leg, writes...
Agriculture robotics company Carbon Robotics has raised $27 million in Series B financing.
Neya Systems, a division of Applied Research Associates, has been awarded a $1 million contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) of the U.S. Department of Defense.
The retail giant found the humans could do just as good a job, writes Steve Dent. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/walmart-abandons-plan-to-have-robots-check-inventories-112907958.html
Canadian 3D-robotics supply chain company Attabotics, has raised $50 million in a Series C funding round.
A technique developed by University of Minnesota researchers allows 3D printing of hydrogel-based sensors directly on the surface of organs, such as lungs—even as they expand and contract.
Robotics engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have built a slow-moving and energy-efficient robot, called (what else?) the Slothbot.
Qualcomm has unveiled its Robotics RB5 platform, which the company says is the world's first 5G and AI-enabled robotics platform.
For the price of a luxury car, you can now get a very smart, very capable, very yellow robotic dog, writes Evan Ackerman. Here is the link: https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/boston-dynamics-spot-robot-dog-now-available
IBM has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organization ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic on the fourth centenary of the original Mayflower voyage in September 2020.
Simbe Robotics as raised a Series A funding round.
Austin-based Briggo, creators of a robotic barista, have inked an agreement with Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii), to produce Briggo's autonomous Coffee Hauses.
Boston Dynamics now faces its biggest challenge yet: turning its stable of robots into an actual business, writes James Vincent. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/17/20697540/boston-dynamics-robots-commercial-real-world-business-spot-on-sale
Robotics startups are rolling out more and more companion bots, designed for the sole purpose of friendship, writes Arielle Pardes. Here is the link: https://www.wired.com/story/the-second-coming-of-the-robot-pet/
Augean Robotics has raised a $1.5 million seed funding round.